I haven't really carried a credit card balance that wasn't at 0% interest for about 6 years now. I do still have about $10,000 in credit card debt that I attribute to my college days, but I use balance transfers to get 0% interest on the balance so … [Read more...] about What does it mean to pay your credit card balance in full?
Archives for April 2007
Springtime is a dangerous time for me and car showrooms. Beginning in spring 2004, we've bought a new car each year. However, we haven't always been wise about our auto purchases, and I think the automakers have targeted me directly because they know … [Read more...] about I got a nice surprise for test-driving a Chevy!
Lulugal has tagged me with a stinkin chain letter-type post, and as much as I wanted to just trash the pingback, I decided it would be a fun post for the weekend:Here are some of my favorite things.Song: There are songs that come and go, but … [Read more...] about Some of my favorite things
Ok, so sue me. I missed a week in review last week. It just means you get EVEN MORE Clever Dude today!I did want to welcome Lifehacker readers of my recent article "Find Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for your car online". Now, why don't you … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Week in Review April 16-27, 2007
As I stated last week, I like articles about frugality. Why? Because they almost always have a strong personal story behind them. The Festival of Frugality #71 is no exception.Here are some of my picks for the festival:Money Walks has a … [Read more...] about Festival of Frugality #71 Recap
I'm a dealership's worst nightmare. When I hear any squeak or rattle in our cars, I take it directly to the warranty manager to get analyzed and fixed. I'm not the type who can just drown out the noise with a stereo, because once I know it's there, … [Read more...] about Find Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for your car online